Astafiev Terminal (AT), a port operator of the Russian Pacific port of Nakhodka, Japan’s Marubeni Corporation and Germany’s Schade Lagertechnik, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly develop a new environmental-friendly coal terminal at Nakhodka
Rail operator Transles has signed a Letter of Intent with United Wagon Company (UWC) to buy 200 Model 13-6895 Russian broad-gauge platform cars for timber and lumber transports, due for delivery in 2019.
Popular discontent against the government of the West African country of Guinea is now turning towards mining companies, which people believe should be providing the social services that the government is failing to supply.
A plan to develop an 0.8 Mtpa woodchip and log export facility at Strathblane, near Dover in Southern Tasmania, at a cost of A$42M, has been approved by the state’s Department of Industries, Parks, Water and Environment.
Russia’s State Transport Leasing Company (GTLK) has started construction of the 18 Mtpa Lavna coal terminal on the western shore of the Kola Bay, opposite to the existing Russian Barents Sea harbour of Murmansk.
Vale Moçambique has reduced its coal transport forecast for this year from 16 Mt to 15 Mt because of severe weather, but is still on track for a big increase as it brings its Moatize II project fully on stream.